Articles Tagged with seattle

Marysville School Shooting: Second Victim Gia Soriano Dies

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Gia Soriano, a 14-year-old girl injured in the Marysville school shooting in Seattle, died Sunday night, bringing the number of people dead in the tragedy to three. Apart from the shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, who killed himself, another student, Zoe Galasso, died in the attack, reports the USA Today. Three other teenagers, Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, Nate Hatch,… Read more »

Gang-Related Violence South Of Seattle Results In 5 Shot

Five people were shot in Seattle Sunday morning.

The King County Sheriff’s office in Seattle, reports that five people were shot yesterday morning resulted in various levels of injury. The shooting took place in the suburbs just south of Seattle at roughly 3am on Sunday morning, nearby the former Club Afriq, a club with a past of violence. In 2008 and again in… Read more »

$15 Minimum Wage: Seattle Sued As San Francisco Puts It To A Vote

Will San Francisco be the first to actually raise the minimum wage to $15; Will Seattle's law stand in the face of legal challenges?

$15 minimum wage has been passed by Seattle, Washington and Richmond, California (a suburb of San Francisco). The City of San Francisco is putting the issue to voters this Novembers, with a plan that will raise minimum wage in the city incrementally from the current San Francisco minimum wage of $10.74 – already among the… Read more »

Student Tackled Gunman in Deadly Seattle Pacific University Shooting

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A quick-thinking student saved the day during Thursday’s tragic shooting that left one person dead and three others injured. The deadly Thursday afternoon shooting spree on the Seattle Pacific University campus was still raging when Jon Meis, a student on patrol as a hall monitor, averted further bloodshed. Meis used pepper spray to stun the… Read more »

Seattle Minimum Wage Raised To $15 Per Hour

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Seattle minimum wage increase to $15 per hour approved by the city council. The California city now boasts the highest minimum wage in the United States. Small business owners and fiscal conservatives are already registering their concern over possible layoff, unemployment increases, and customer price increases. The minimum wage increase in Seattle has been a… Read more »

Conspiracy Theorist Sues Over New Kurt Cobain Death Photos

Lee sues Seattle over Cobain photos.

Recently released photos, previously undeveloped, from the crime scene of Kurt Cobain’s suicide are at the center of a new lawsuit against the Seattle Police Department. The man behind the lawsuit is independent journalist, and multiple Seattle mayoral candidate, Richard Lee, who is known for being the first to claim that Cobain’s suicide wasn’t a… Read more »

Seattle Helicopter Crash: Firefighters On Scene Near Space Needle

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A news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, hitting two cars as it fell. Fox News is now reporting that one victim may have been taken from the scene in critical condition. The Seattle Fire Department is now reporting that two people died in the news helicopter crash near the Space Needle and… Read more »

NFL Playoff Scenarios: Wildcard Wars And All NFC Divisions Up For Grabs

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Week 16 of the 2013 NFL regular season is almost in the books and gives us a slightly clearer look at potential playoff scenarios. Although some scenarios are more likely than others, not a single NFC team has locked down its division and only two—the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers—have solidified their postseason berths. The… Read more »

Seattle Gunman Tackled By Metro Bus Passengers [Video]

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A Seattle gunman was tackled to the ground by heroic bus passengers on November 25, 2013. The raw footage from the bus security cameras caught the entire incident on tape. The gunman, Seattle 19-year-old Trevonnte Brown, got onto the King County Metro bus in downtown. Once the bus began moving, he pulled out his gun… Read more »

Woman Literally Lives On Sunlight, Water, And Air [Video]

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Seattle, WA – Navenna Shine has made a rather unconventional diet decision. She has given up food for a period of four to six months to subsist exclusively on sunshine, water, and air. The reason? To see if the human body can live on sunlight, of course. Shine is the founder of Living on Light… Read more »